Tourmaline in Connecticut: A Getting Started Guide

There are those who can’t get enough out of rock hunting. From shiny gemstones to colorful agates, our world has nearly limitless possibilities for the types of rocks we can find in the ground. To satisfy your rock-hunting curiosity, we’ll look at some places you might be able to find tourmaline in the state of … Read more

Emeralds in Connecticut: A Guide To 3 Likely Places To Find Them

In the United States, there are very few emeralds.  Since the late 1800s, North Carolina has been known as the hotspot for mining them. But the Connecticut state has always been home to many minerals, including emeralds too.  Emeralds in Connecticut (Let’s Learn More) Thanks to Connecticut’s igneous and metamorphic rocks, in this state, you will … Read more

Rockhounding New England: 7 Gorgeous Locations To Find Unique Treasures

Whether you’re a professional or recreational rock hunting fanatic, you will find that there are some amazing gems to be discovered when rockhounding New England with the help of a few basic tools, food, and water. Knowing where to find geodes in New England, though, is important for you to reap real success.  We’ve compiled … Read more